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Ms. Lapper from Oxnard CA is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

What Kids Want!

Help me give my students Bean Bags, Office Chairs, Art Supplies, and High Interest Novels! I'll let my students tell you themselves what these materials will mean to them...

  • $701 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

Our students are the most unique, caring, insightful, and curious people I've ever met. They inspire me every day. The majority of our students come from low socioeconomic households. But, they still show up for school every day with an eagerness to learn.

My class is emotionally, economically, and academically diverse.

Over the school year, my class makes great progress towards building a classroom culture that is inclusive, dynamic, and peaceful. We choose to acknowledge and celebrate our differences, rather than just tolerate them.

At our school, we firmly believe that every person should be treated with dignity and respect.

My Project

"Students including myself love to read. Comfortable seating options would help us learn and read more if we are in comfortable positions. Our classroom would appreciate it so much if we were given bean bags to help us learn and read." -Joseph, Per. 4

"How fun would it be to discuss our books in the comfort of a reading nook filled with bean bags?" -Kate, Per.6

"The office chairs could help us concentrate, focus, and be comfortable." -Sharon, Per. 6

"We would like flex seating because it can be used to help kids calm down and focus on the work at hand, while also giving students a comfortable way of learning. I also think that graphic novels would be a good choice for our classroom because it would allow students like me to experience a new genre we may not be familiar with." -Jonathan, Per. 2

"Graphic novels get me really hooked and I am always very interested in them. The books would help us to visualize and fully understand the concepts." -Aly, Per. 4

"I think graphic novels are the best novels you could ever get into. You can learn about a whole different world and they will take your mind on a journey that only you can experience." -Clarissa, Per. 4

"I would love to have art supplies because we can use them for Language Arts projects. Having art supplies can help us make beautiful posters for the classroom which can make the classroom a fun place to learn." -Jalissa, Per. 4

"I would like more of my classmates to read Harry Potter type books because they are very good. I am really liking the first Harry Potter book so far." -Jose, Per. 2

Ms. Lapper
Grades 6-8
More than three‑quarters of students from low‑income households

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Big Joe 645602 Dorm Bean Bag Chair, Stretch Limo Black • Amazon Business $34.88 3 $104.64
Hodedah Armless, Low-Back, Adjustable Height, Swiveling Task Chair with Padded Back and Seat in Black • Amazon Business $27.28 3 $81.84
Charles Leonard Watercolor Paint Sets - 8-Color Oval Pan with Brush, Sold as a bundle of 36 Sets (40536) • Amazon Business $32.99 1 $32.99
Maus I and II Paperback Boxed Set, Set • AKJ Education $23.29 1 $23.29
The Heroes of Olympus Paperback 3-Book Boxed Set • AKJ Education $20.40 1 $20.40
Crayola Marker and Watercolor Pad 10 x 8 Inches , 50 pages • Amazon Business $4.77 4 $19.08
Persepolis Boxed Set: The Story of a Childhood / The Story of a Return • AKJ Education $16.55 1 $16.55
Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban • AKJ Education $8.02 2 $16.04
Harry Potter and The Chamber of Secrets • AKJ Education $7.69 2 $15.38
Dual Tip Brush Marker Pens 36 Colors, Ohuhu Art Markers Dual Tips Coloring Brush Fineliner Color Pens, Water Based Marker for Calligraphy Drawing Sketching Coloring Book Bullet Journal Art Projects • Amazon Business $14.99 1 $14.99
Archie Vol. 1 • Amazon Business $13.59 1 $13.59
I Am Alfonso Jones • Amazon Business $13.26 1 $13.26
This One Summer • Amazon Business $12.91 1 $12.91
Nimona • AKJ Education $10.94 1 $10.94
March: Book One • AKJ Education $10.91 1 $10.91
Honor Girl: A Graphic Memoir • Amazon Business $10.49 1 $10.49
Premium Silicone Fidget Bands (5-Pack) LATEX FREE - Bouncy For Chairs - Improves Student Focus – Relieves Stress and Anxiety - Helps Active Kids ADD ADHD SPD - Kickin’ It - Green • Amazon Business $9.99 1 $9.99
Anya's Ghost • Amazon Business $9.89 1 $9.89
The Red Pyramid: The Graphic Novel • AKJ Education $9.48 1 $9.48
Percy Jackson and the Olympians The Lightning Thief: The Graphic Novel • AKJ Education $9.48 1 $9.48
The Boy in the Black Suit • AKJ Education $8.75 1 $8.75
Hey, Kiddo (National Book Award Finalist) • Amazon Business $8.15 1 $8.15
The Night She Disappeared • AKJ Education $8.02 1 $8.02
Girl, Stolen • AKJ Education $8.02 1 $8.02
When I Was the Greatest • AKJ Education $8.02 1 $8.02
Harry Potter and The Sorcerer's Stone • AKJ Education $7.69 1 $7.69
As Brave As You • AKJ Education $6.56 1 $6.56

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